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Material Coordinator

  1. Kincardine
  1. Nuclear

Material Coordinator

The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, AECOM and SNC-Lavalin.  Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project.  The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario.

This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centerpiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program.

The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labor. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022.


Reporting to the Material Lead, the Material Coordinator is responsible to coordinate and facilitate the purchase of commodities, equipment, and services for the Bruce Power Nuclear site.


•Primary responsibility is the preparation and consolidation of material requisitions for a wide range of materials and services including Non-Nuclear and Nuclear safety related materials & components. This may include but not limited to: plate, structural steel, pipe, tubing, fittings, valves, weld consumables, electrical components & supplies, civil materials, tooling, consumables, chemicals, calibrated equipment, lifting and rigging devices, and personal protective wear.

•Prepare purchase requisitions and compile related documentation to ensure clarity and completeness with the description of materials, components or equipment, quantity, adherence to quality assurance requirements, inclusion of applicable special purchasing instructions, and ensuring authorization from the project management team to proceed with the purchase.

•Ensure proper drawings, technical specifications, and client specific requirements such as special purchasing instructions relating to CAT ID’s are included with the SAP requisitions.

•This position will be the primary liaison to maintain effective communication between the project team, engineering, and procurement to ensure materials are purchased in accordance with the required quality requirements while adhering to the project schedule.

•Assist the Project team with the preparation of subcontract packages to be submitted to the Subcontracts Coordinator, as required.

•Work closely with the Procurement team to develop reports and provide updates to the project team as required regarding material deliveries, delivery costs, and expedite costs.

•Ensuring quality, reliability and responsiveness to operational needs which meet or exceed organizational expectations.

•Monitor material deliveries in order to assist the procurement and materials management teams identify critical deliveries to site.

•Expediting of materials as required.

•Receiving responsibilities to manage the flow of goods including receiving, inspection, inventory management, and performing the SAP goods receipt


•Assist the Procurement Department with supplier recommendations for materials or services

•Assist Materials Management Lead with material status updates.


As designated by Materials Lead or Logistics Manager


2-5 years’ experience in the Nuclear Construction Industry in a procurement or project coordination role

Completion of Materials and Operations Management Program at the College or University Level an asset

Enrollment in or completion of SCMP Accreditation Program is preferred Microsoft Office Products

•Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities is critical.

•Good Interpersonal skills are essential

•Customer service oriented

•Familiarity with the Bruce Power and/or OPG catalogue ID requirements an asset

•Working knowledge of Nuclear Codes & Standards as they relate to procurement activities, These may include but not be limited to: ASME Section III, ASME NCA-4000, ASME NQA-1, CSA N285.0, & CSA N286-05, and CSA Z299 Series requirements

•Basic knowledge of other material or component codes and standards would be an asset. These may include but not be limited to: ASME Section II, ASTM, & CSA.

•Excellent planning, decision making, negotiation and time management skills are essential

•Knowledge of SAP would be an asset


•This position shall be responsible for the timely requisitioning of goods and services in order to meet project deadlines.


•External vendors and subcontractors

•Internal Project Management Staff, co-workers and peers


Due to the nature of work conducted by Aecon, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment     

Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information. Those with a valid Bruce Power security clearance are strongly preferred

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. 


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